Practical Periodontics comes with a website containing updates to the book; the interactive video programme 'Assessing the Periodontium', by Peter Heasman and Philip Preshaw, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK; over 400 MCQs (which can be used under test conditions or simply as practice); and case studies with detailed notes, referral letters, and educational videos.
Covering the essentials of periodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner, Practical Periodontics - an exciting new volume from Elsevier - examines all aspects of the speciality which range from the aetiology of periodontal disease through to diagnosis and treatment planning, non-surgical and surgical disease management and the interface of periodontics with other disciplines.
Fully referenced and evidence-based throughout, readers will learn about macro- and microanatomy, host-response and susceptibility, the role of biofilms and systemic and local risk factors. Classification and assessment and the relationship of periodontitis with systemic disease are also explored. Chapters also examine instrumentation, the use of antibiotics, the assessment of treatment outcomes and the use of supportive periodontal therapy.
Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, each chapter of the book offers a set of clear learning objectives and contains useful 'key point boxes' to highlight essential facts, practical tips and common pitfalls. Prepared by experts of international renown, this brand new volume - which comes with an ASSOCIATED WEBSITE containing videos, self-assessment questions and case studies - will be ideal for all undergraduate students of dentistry, oral hygiene and therapy as well as practicing clinicians.
Section 1: Aetiology of Periodontal Diseases
Section 2: Periodontal Diagnosis and Prognosis
Section 3: Periodontal Treatment Planning
Section 4: The Role of Self Care and Oral Hygiene Methods
Section 5: Non-surgical Periodontal Management
Section 6: Surgical Periodontal Therapy
Section 7: Interaction with Other Dental Disciplines
Professor Eaton is currently employed by the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) as the Editor of Primary Dental Care and Standards in Dentistry. For seven years, he was a National Research Facilitator for the faculty. From 1997 - 2002, he was the Director of the National Centre for the Continuing Professional Education of Dentists. He is listed by the General Dental Council as a specialist in both Periodontology and Dental Public Health. He is currently on the editorial board of a number of journals and is the Editor in Chief of the journal Oral Health and Dental Management and is the Chairman of the British Dental Editors Forum. He is a past member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Dental Research and President of the Education Research Group of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and in July 2008 became the first President of the newly created IADR Network for Practice-based Research. In September 2011, he was elected as President of the European Association of Dental Public Health. In September 2010 he became a Regional Dental Tutor based in Canterbury. In October 2011, he became the first Chair of the Platform for Better Oral Health in Europe.
Ower, Philip Specialist in Periodontics, Private Practice, Newbury, UK.
Phil qualified from King's London in 1978. He joined the RAF after qualifying and was a general dental practitioner until taking an MSc in Periodontology
in 1992, after which he was RAF Adviser in Periodontology and ran the RAF School of Dental Hygiene. After leaving the RAF in 1996 he lectured at the
Eastman Dental Institute and worked in several specialist practices. For 10 years he worked alongside the renowned Bernie Kieser at the Periodontal
Practice in London and now practices exclusively at the Briars Dental Centre in Newbury. He is on the GDC's Specialist Register. He has been an examiner
for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MGDS) and has served two terms on the Council of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP). Phil has
had papers published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Dental Update, Dental Practice and Independent Dentistry and is on the editorial
boards of Dental Health and Primary Dental Care. He is a Module editor on the eDen project for e-Learning for Healthcare. He lectures throughout the
UK and internationally, and is responsible for the perio component of the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry in both London and Manchester.